WORCA News

Youth summer Dirt Camps go on sale April 1, 9PM

During the summer months WORCA holds youth dirt camps, fully coached and supported for three different ages ranging from 6 to 15. The focus of the Dirt Camps is safety, fun, and mountain bike skill development, in that order. Your son or daughter will be encouraged to develop in all three of these areas. Each camp will be capped with a 5:1 kid to coach ratio. Dirt camps run from 9am until 3pm from Monday to Friday and campers meet at ... Read more

First Trail Night for 2016: Thurs Mar 31

We're all SUPER EXCITED to get trail nights underway! Weekly trail nights begin Thursday this week. Which day of the week may vary from week to week until we get going with the Toonies at the start of May. DATE: Thursday 31st March 2016 TIME: 4:30pm MEETING POINT: At Runaway Train (the camper) off the highway MORE INFO: http://www.worca.com/trail-days/ QUESTIONS: Email trails@worca.com Read more

WORCA DIRT CAMPS are recruiting full time coaches. Deadline 8th April.

Qualifications: • Demonstrate our core values around WORCA DIRT CAMPS, Integrity, Community and Environment, Uncompromising Safety • Level 1 Mountain Bike Instructor Development Program course or equivalent mandatory • Previous mountain bike instructing experience • Minimum Current OFA Level 1 (B.C. Certified) an asset • Strong mountain bike skills • Good physical condition • Local trail knowledge • Required to complete a criminal record check Email: coach@worca.com with the following: Resume and Cover Letter. Closing deadline is April 8th. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Read more

WORCA Infographic – 2015

"WORCA Infographic - 2015" Another big thank you for all of your club contributions in 2015! Check out the WORCA infographic detailing trail building and maintenance, volunteerism, participation, and social media.   Read more

WORCA Social Media

WORCA Social Media "Linkedin/Instagram/Facebook/Twitter" If you have a Linkedin account you can now link any paid or volunteer experience to the official WORCA Linkedin profile, as well as follow us. If you have an Instagram account, check-out @WORCAWhistler and #worca Likewise with Twitter, @WORCAWhistler All Facebook users. The Facebook algorithm is making it more difficult for us to communicate time sensitive updates with you. You can do two things to help: 1) Go to the WORCA Facebook page and hover over where you've clicked "Liked". Then, change ... Read more

MEC Dirt Search – WORCA

"$10,000 for Whistler Trails" Whistler bikers and trail lovers! MEC Dirt Search contest is back this year Mar 1 until Mar 31. Simply vote for WORCA in "Dirt Search West", the most online votes wins. You can vote once every 24hrs. MEC Dirt Search - WORCA   Read more

WORCA Funding Agreement

In case you missed it, WORCA will be allotted $50,000 per year for the next 3 years for trail maintenance in a fee-for-service agreement with the RMOW. This is a huge benefit to the entire non-motorized trail using community. Your trails director Nina Cairns worked tirelessly to ensure this agreement, so a big thanks to Nina, Todd Hellinga and the rest of the board. Read the full article. View the agreement, pages 127-137. Read more

Eddie Bauer/ Fanatyk Co. WORCA Fundraiser Sept 22

Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm Location: Eddie Bauer (new store location) Eddie Bauer & Fanatyk Co. are teaming up to run a 'tech-by-donation' WORCA fundraiser at Eddie Bauer's store tonight! Tuesday, September 22, 5pm - 8pm. Pop by with your bike for any light teching requirements; the price tag for the fixes is by donation on site to WORCA. Each donation also grants you an entry to a draw for one of two downhill day rental bike vouchers from Fanatyk Co. (armour not included). Read more

Slopeside Sept 10 Toonie Results

Thank you to the awesome sponsors for hosting the last Toonie of the Season and thank you everyone who came out to ride. Here are the eagerly anticipated results from the "Kill Me, Thrill Me, Feed Me, Soak Me" Time Trial. Read more

WORCA Annual General Meeting, Sept 17, 6PM

Thursday, September 17 Time: 6:00pm Location: Cinnamon Bear Bar and Grill at the Hilton POST MEETING UPDATE: Click here to view the new 2015 Board of Directors. Click here to view the unapproved minutes from the 2015 AGM. Join us for our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, September 17. During the AGM all Board of Director (BOD) positions are up for re-election and we have a few openings to fill. Now is your chance to get involved, as a number of long standing board members are looking to step ... Read more